There could be a number of reasons you don’t want a normal dog door installed in your house door.
The cost, the installation, the way they look, and permanently having a hole cut in your door can be among the reasons for this.
If you don’t want a normal dog door, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to put out for you the best dog door alternative.
Let’s check it out!
(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)
Best Dog Door Alternatives
Our top pick for the best dog door alternative is:
Best Dog Door Alternative: Review
Flux Phenom Reinforced Magnetic Screen Door
A temporary pet door made of heavy duty mesh – allows your pets and children to come in and out as they please, but keeps bugs and other insects out
Installation and removal is very quick and leaves no permanent hole or damage on your door frame
To install, you simply fix the mesh with the metal black thumbtacks and weather resistant hook and loop backing
It closes and seals with magnetic cubes and seals
Fits all doors up to 38 inches wide by 82 inches tall
Can be used on fixed screen door and fits front, rear, interior or exterior, entry, patio, deck, porch, balcony, glass, garage, and even sliding doors
Allows great ventilation
The screen door is easy to roll up and store away when you aren’t using it
The magnets could seal better
The mesh opening is narrower at the top – taller adults will have to bend over to get through
Not for cold weather climates as it will let the cold air and rain/snow in
A cheap and temporary alternative to a pet door
Best Dog Door Alternative: Buyer’s Guide
A Substitute For Regular Dog Doors & Magnetic Screen Doors
Another option other than regular dog doors and the above magnetic screen door might be dog doors that install without having to cut into your door.
For people looking for a dog door that leaves less damage and can be removed, these dog doors could be a good option.
Other Dog Doors
You can check out the best dog doors across different dog door types in this guide.
We also include information such as how to pick the right size dog door, and how to install a dog door.
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